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Tylan day old chicks

Is it good practice to give tylan soluble to day old chicks as preventative against resperatory problems?

jjsuper
Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

No.
Why would you do that unless your breeding stock are so poor they would suggest you are going to have problems.
Never heard of being done by anyone i know.

nama-man
Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

OK thanks, breeding stock are fine, just trying to educate myself on best practices

jjsuper
Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

It is done not so much in this country, I don't no if it does anything for them, the concept comes about from the theory that all chickens carry mycoplasma or similar resperatories and the tylan knocks it back to help the birds from a break down in later life. I've also known of people setting hatching eggs till their warm and incubation has started then dipping the eggs in tylan solution the eggs take in the tylan again its done with the intention of helping against respatories.
I don't really see the point my self just give them clean feed an water and a dry environment and cull anything that gets sick if any.I think it's better to breed for resistance to these things than medicate.

paddycrawford
Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

Thanks Paddy,

jjsuper
Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

As far as I know it's an antibiotic and should only be given when needed otherwise amunity bills up.

happy hatching
Wednesday, February 13th, 2019


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